Competitive yacht racing has always been to the forefront on The Royal Tay Yacht Club’s sailing programme. As a result RTYC sailors often feature in prize lists in major sailing events away from home. In fact this year two RTYC boats did very well in Cowes Week, the premier annual sailing event in the UK.

Closer to home competitive sailing in the Tay takes various forms. Firstly there are three classes of boat, Dinghy Class, Squib Class and Keel Class. Then there are differing categories of series of races